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Eagle shot
Posted By: wildman, 03-06-2009, 01:33 PM

Raptors (Golden eagles?) crossing the Great Divide of the Rocky Mountains of N. America and heading into the setting sun.

Note: You are looking down from a vantage point of 18000 feet. The pilot estimated the birds to be at about 15000 feet. The Rocky Mountains are below the clouds.

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03-06-2009, 02:39 PM   #2
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Beautiful image with such an intense blue. The cloud creates a great visual impact with the bird hovering around in the centre
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That's cool. I had no idea they would fly that high. You didn't stick one of those long tele's out the window for a close up?
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Great shot, I like that blue sky and those puffy white clouds. Didn't think eagles flew that high, We have a few in our area this year a first. We have lots of osprey and they chase the eagles out of their area, bald and golden, exciting to watch.

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